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End of Life Care

End of Life Care

St Leonard's Hospice

St Leonard’s Hospice is an independent charity, providing specialist palliative care and support for local people with life limiting illnesses. The Hospice has an In-patient Unit, Sunflower Centre and Hospice@Home service. In this relaxed and friendly environment, every patient is recognised and treated as an individual. The Hospice supports patients to enjoy the best possible quality of life. Care also extends to support families and carers.

In addition to a team of highly experienced doctors and nurses, the Hospice has specialists in a wide range of roles including complementary therapy, lymphoedema care, physiotherapy, social work, bereavement, occupational therapy and spiritual care.

NHS York Teaching Hospital

NHS York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust offers information, advice and guidance on end of life care. For further information visit the NHS York website.

Bereavement Services

York Cruse

Cruse Bereavement Care is a national charity offering help and support to anyone who has been bereaved.

Cruse is committed to breaking the stigma around grief and ensuring that everyone, no matter how old or young, can access the highest quality support following a bereavement.

Cruse provides a national telephone helpline and useful information on its website. Trained volunteers also provide face-to-face support and practical advice in branches across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

For further information contact York Cruse.

St Leonard's Hospice

St Leonard’s Hospice offers bereavement services through their bereavement team, including bereavement drop-in sessions. For further information visit the St Leonard’s Hospice website.

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

For details of bereavement services provided by York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and useful contacts please visit Bereavement Services.


Last updated: 08/12/2021